Microsoft Announces Windows Internet Explorer 8 Release Candidate 1 (RC1)

UPDATED! Microsoft has released the final version of Internet Explorer 8.
Internet Explorer 8 Release Candidate 1 (RC1) is the latest version of the familiar web browser you are most comfortable using, helping you get everything you want from the web faster, easier, more privately and securely than ever before. . .
    • Faster – Internet Explorer 8 is more responsive with new pages and tabs, opening up fast and reliably. You can now get to the information you care about most, in fewer steps; one click access to your webmail, favorite news sites or other online services.
    • Easier – Reduce the steps to accomplish many common tasks, and automate your access to real time information updates. You can keep track of your favorite sports team, news, weather with a single click.
    • More Private – Helps protect your privacy and confidential information where ever you go on the web.
    • More Secure – Helps protect and stop malicious software from reaching your PC, and makes it easier to detect when a website is an imposter.  
Internet Explorer Application Compatibility VPC Image – VPC Hard Disk Image for testing websites with Windows XP SP3 and Internet Explorer 8 RC1 (NOTE: This VPC image will expire in April 2009)

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BLAKE was a Microsoft MVP and award winning programmer with over 20+ years experience providing complete Windows and networking support for small to medium sized businesses. BLAKE is also Jazz Musician and Instructor for residential clients on the Los Angeles West Side.
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